Hypertension – elevated blood pressure, is the most common condition seen in primary care and leads to myocardial infarction, stroke, renal failure, and death if not detected early and treated appropriately
Dear Dr. Mo: I’d like to know if there are any health benefits we can derive from eating chocolate? Dear reader: Having a sweet tooth myself, I very much understand your concern and in the context of health, I am […]
Take a look at this very nice infographic by American Heart Association about the common myths related to our daily salt consumption.
Dear Dr. Mo: What about onions and health – I avoid them because they give me bad breath but I actually love onions. Should I eat them anyways? Dear reader: With their unique combination of flavonoids and sulfur-containing nutrients, the […]
Dear Dr. Mo: I loved your posts on Squash and I have a question about Melons – I love Melons and I was wondering about possible health benefits I can incur from that fruit? Dear reader: Melons are related to […]
Dear readers: In a recent interview for Esquire, titled “What I’ve Learned”, Woody Allen says an interesting and important thing he’d learned from his dad: “My dad didn’t even teach me how to shave — I learned that from a […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My legs feel tired relatively often and I’d like to know if there is something I can do about it? Should I be worried? Dear reader: The feeling of tiredness in legs is a relatively common complaint […]
Dear Dr. Mo: Someone I know has just had a stroke. What can I do to reduce my risks of stroke? I’m middle aged and generally in good health. Dear reader: What we have long suspected, the latest study published […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My wife loves zucchini. I am not a big fan but she insists that zucchinis are healthy without stating any specific health benefit. Are zucchini really that healthy? Dear reader: Zucchini are indeed very good for your […]
Dear Dr. Mo: How important is regular measuring of blood pressure at home and how to do it correctly? Dear reader: Taking measurements at home is one of the best ways to keep track of your blood pressure and know […]
Dear Dr. Mo: My blood pressure has recently been slightly elevated. Are there some ways to control it with a healthy diet before I turn to meds? Dear reader: The so called ‘high normal’ blood pressure (130-139/85-89 mmHg) and even sometimes […]
In this post I answer a reader’s question on ways men can improve their health and live longer.
In this post I answer a reader’s interesting question about beer tan.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about healthy eating – what is it and how to actually do it?
In this post I answer a reader’s question about alcohol its potential health benefits and associated risks.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health benefits of chocolate.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health aspects of saunas.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about the Syndrome X, also known as the Metabolic syndrome.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about health benefits of oils found in fish. I explain some of the most important effects on our health.
In this post I answer a reader’s question about lifestyle remedies for high blood pressure. Read on as I explain the basics of the condition and way to cope.